The healthier cousin of white rice, brown rice is full of antioxidants, vitamin B, and vitamin E. White rice is essentially fiber-less and lacks the number of nutrients that brown rice has, so if you cook a lot of rice already, brown rice is an easy switch. The vitamin E that brown rice contains is great for healthy-looking skin and gives a boost to the immune system. Eat it as a side dish or add it to any soup, stew, or pilaf. You can substitute brown rice for any recipe that calls for white rice, just note that brown rice can take a little longer to cook than white rice.
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